Software & Hardware Compatibility (6:08)
Register & Activate (4:29)
DJ Gear & Hardware Setup (5:47)
Software Setup & Configuration (10:34)
Software Layout Overview (5:00)
EQ Types (6:21)
Filter Types (2:52)
Crossfader Settings (6:01)
Headphone Cueing & Mic Volume (3:51)
Deck Display (4:08)
Transport (Playback Controls) (4:18)
Load & Deck Assign Buttons (3:19)
Jog Wheels (3:47)
Tempo Fader (Pitch Control) (9:56)
Beatgrid Adjustment (2:21)
Master Display (2:15)
Hotcue Buttons (8:20)
Loop Section (7:49)
FX Units (5:39)
Remix Deck Controls (6:32)
Remix Slot Buttons (Additional Functions) (3:17)
Loop Recorder (3:37)
Stem Deck Controls (7:25)
S4 Control Options (9:25)
KONTROL S4 Modes (2:20)
In this video course, world-renowned DJ Shortee shows you all the gear you need for a basic DJ setup using a TRAKTOR DJ controller, how to set it all up, and how to integrate it with the TRAKTOR Pro 2 software. She features the Native Instruments TRAKTOR KONTROL S4 DJ controller and walks you through each feature step by step, explaining how to use every single function in detail. The lessons are taught in a clear and concise way that is easy for anyone to understand. This information-packed course is the first of many videos in the TRAKTOR Controller Series of Shortee's Complete DJ Method. It works seamlessly in conjunction with her TRAKTOR Software course: “The Complete Guide To TRAKTOR Pro 2” and is essential for building a strong foundation to take your skills to the next level.
DJ Shortee provides a complete breakdown of the TRAKTOR KONTROL S4 DJ controller and all its features, including Hotcues, Looping functions, Deck controls, Remix Decks, and Stem Decks. Also included is an overview of TRAKTOR’s software options and compatible DJ controllers, as well as the TRAKTOR Pro 2 download, activation, and hardware registration. She walks you through a basic overview of the TRAKTOR Pro 2 software layout, gives an in-depth explanation of how to use the KONTROL S4 Deck controls such as the Jog Wheel and Deck Assign buttons (and how to customize them), and explains how to assign and control the Single FX and Multi FX modes.
Master the KONTROL S4’s DJ mixer and all its essential functions. Learn to customize the various EQs, Channel Filters, Tempo Fader, and Crossfader settings, as well as how to use the KONTROL S4 to control the Loop Recorder and then capture a loop on the fly in a Remix Deck.
Also included is a bonus lesson in which you will learn how to switch between the two KONTROL S4 modes and convert the entire KONTROL S4 into an alternate MIDI device using the controller manager software.
Know the TRAKTOR KONTROL S4 inside and out, watch “The Complete DJ Gear Guide to a TRAKTOR Controller: KONTROL S4” today!
This course is easy to understand—all skill levels are welcome!
**Please Note: The primary purpose of this TRAKTOR KONTROL S4 course is to teach how to control Native Instruments’ flagship TRAKTOR Pro 2 and TRAKTOR Scratch Pro 2 DJ software. Although there are many similarities, this course does not teach how to control TRAKTOR DJ, the iOS mobile version of the TRAKTOR software, as the mobile version isn’t currently an industry standard professional DJ software platform.
If you would like Shortee and Groove3 to offer an additional course that teaches on how to control the TRAKTOR DJ iOS mobile platform specifically, please make your request here. If we receive enough interest from enough people, we will create the course!
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Submitted 10 months ago
Remix Buttons Additional Function
Great, learning tricks of the trade.
I am a: Student, Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Mastering Facility, Ableton Live, Pro Tools
Submitted 10 months ago
Shortee isn't bad at teaching but the content is broken into tiny pieces and is a bit basic.
Response from Customer Service:
Thank you for your review. We really appreciate it!
Yes, like most of our tutorials, the content is broken up for convenience to jump to any part of the training you like or use continuous playback to watch it all in order uninterrupted. We do not have 45 minute videos that you have to comb through to find what you are looking for. Each segment has a specific lesson to learn and the product page will make clear the lesson for each video.
I hope that clears it up! Thanks again
Submitted 11 months ago
Just getting started, but extremely helpful thus far!
Submitted 1 year ago
very in depth detail about the product EASY TO FOLLOW ALONG TO LEARN
I am a: Beginner
Submitted 2 years ago
Super clear explanation
Very clear and in depth explanation, the quality of the tutorial is very good. I like her in particular because she has a similar music taste as me (judging by her song library) and not just the usual deep house monotone stuff, so I'm really looking forward to the rest of the courses, especially the mixing one!
I am a: Beginner, Producer, Hobbyist, Student
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